DGHS reports 10 more Covid deaths, 6,676 new cases18 January 2022
News Desk :
The death toll from Coronavirus has reached 28,154 in Bangladesh as 10 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours till 8am on Monday.
Besides, 6,676 more tested positive for the virus, raising the number of such cases to 1,624,387.
Directorate General of Health Services confirmed the information through a press release on Monday.
In the last 24 hours, 31,980 samples were examined and out of them 6,676 got positive results for the virus. Apart from, 427 more recovered from the disease, taking the total recoveries to 1,553,320, the press release added.
Bangladesh reported its first three cases of COVID-19 on March 8 in 2020.
The new coronavirus pandemic first emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December in 2019.
The World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11 in 2020.
The deadly virus spread to 222 countries and territories, killing some 5,559,021 people globally, according to Worldometer, a website which compiles number of new coronavirus cases and deaths from it.
As many as 328,999,726 people worldwide caught the virus. Among them, 267,818,940 people recovered from the virus, the website said.